Here at Pine Hills Dentistry, we believe that a smile tells a thousand words, and we are dedicated to giving our patients high-quality dental care. We offer a full range of dental services, so all of your family’s needs are met under one roof.

Our goal is for you to leave our office with a memorable and enjoyable dental experience, which is why our welcoming and compassionate staff will do everything they can to make you feel right at home.

If you are looking to brighten and enhance your smile, please don’t hesitate to contact us today at (530) 272-6752!

JOSEPH MILLER, DMD, MBA

Originally from California, Dr. Miller attended high school in Rancho Cordova and completed his undergrad at UC Davis. He earned his Bachelors degrees in Spanish and International Relations. During his studies, Dr. Miller traveled abroad to many parts of Central and South America. He spent time in Colombia and studied at the University of San Jose, Costa Rica. After college Dr. Miller applied to The University of Puerto Rico, School of Dental Medicine. Impressed with his wealth of cultural and language experience, the University accepted him as one of the first american students in over 20 years. He graduated from dental school in 2009 where he was commissioned as an officer in the United States Navy. Dr. Miller completed an Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD) Residency at the prestigious Naval Base / Naval Hospital San Diego, CA.

While in the Navy, Dr. Miller worked directly with and under the mentorship of over 20 different specialists in all areas of dentistry, including: Oral Surgery, Implant Dentistry, Endodontics, Periodontics, Prosthodontics, and TMJ. Dr. Miller comes to the practice with a wealth of knowledge and dental experience. He is very energetic and continues to expand his knowledge through hundreds of hours of continuing education.

Dr. Miller is an easy going person who takes valuable time to listen to patient’s concerns and explain their treatment options. The patient always comes first. Our team will take the time to listen to our patients and explain necessary treatments.

Dr. Miller has been married for 21 years and has 4 beautiful children. Dr. Miller loves the outdoors. He likes to hike, camp, fish, golf, and play with his four children. You may run across him cycling as he loves to participate in Ironman triathlons.

DEBBY COFFEY, OFFICE MANAGER

My name is Debby Coffey, I was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and moved to Grass Valley, California when I was 6 years old. I graduated from Nevada Union High School. After graduation I attended Sac City College and Sierra College. After starting a family I worked in the electronic industry for Grass Valley Group and Eigen Video. Having 3 small children I chose to work in the dental industry. I worked for Dr. Wayne Hood and Dr. Craig Zelenka in which turned out to be a life long career. After Dr. Hood and Dr. Zelenka retired and sold the practice to Dr. Dana Gawley and Dr. Jeff Gawley I was lucky to continue in the practice as office manager. I now have the pleasure to be working for Dr. Joseph Miller. It is with great enthusiasm to work in my 3rd transition in this practice with all of our wonderful staff and great patients.

COURTNEY STEVENS, TREATMENT COORDINATOR/FINANCE SPECIALIST

I was Born in Nevada County and graduated from Nevada Union High School. I attended the 49er Regional Occupational Program in Auburn for Dental Assisting in 2004. While interning, I was hired full time and have been in the dental field ever since. I enjoy working with others and as a team I am a mother of two boys, Austin and Dominic. In my free time, if not spending it with them, I love cooking and water/outdoor activities.

KRISTI RUNGE, RECEPTIONIST/SECRETARY

My name is Kristi Runge. I was born and raised in San Jose, California and lived there until I was in the 6th grade. We moved to Rocklin, California and I graduated from Rocklin high school in 2007. I attended Sierra college. I received two AA degrees in Natural Sciences and Liberal Arts. This is my first job in the dental field. I am grateful for the opportunity to work for Dr. Miller.

SANDY SCHREZENMEIER, DENTAL HYGIENIST

I am Sandy Schrezenmeier. I have lived in Nevada County area since 1979. I grew up in Southern California on the beach (how fun!) I attended University of Utah and completed my Dental Hygiene degree at Sacramento City College. I have been a part of the practice through 3 owners and enjoy the patient relationships I have built through many years, I look forward to many more. It has been such a pleasant surprise and wonderful experience working with Dr. Miller. Every day I look forward to working with him. Not only is he an excellent clinician but he truly cares about his patients and his staff members. Every day he brings to the office a smile, enthusiasm, and positive energy. I invite you to be a part of Pine Hills Dentistry as a new patient, returning patient or existing patient. We welcome the opportunity to meet you and to provide a positive dental experience.

ANGELA WALLIS, DENTAL HYGIENIST

Hi, I’m Angela. I was born in Spokane, WA, raised in the United States Air Force. In 1995 I settled into South Lake Tahoe, California, where I raised my boys and began my dental career. Since, I’ve achieved my BS from the University of Pacific in Dental Hygiene. In 2017, I relocated to Nevada City, California dedicating my passion for patient care. I enjoy being back in the mountains with my family, fishing, camping, hiking, and most of all, watching my youngest son Drew play Nevada Union Junior Minor football. I am gratefu to have met Dr. Miller and feel very fortunate to be a part of his amazing team at Pine Hills Dentistry.

MICHELLE OLLAR, DENTAL ASSISTANT

My name is Michelle Ollar. I’ve lived in Nevada County area since 1996. I have 2 young daughters, Grace and Charlotte. I attended Sierra college to become a teacher when I realized I was not working towards something I wanted anymore. I want to help people in a different way so I enrolled in R.O.P. in Auburn for Dental Careers. My career started in 2009. I am a Registered Dental assistant.